The Reverend Frederick J. Portmann, Jr., 88, a Roman Catholic priest passed away on November 17, 2008. He is survived by his two sisters; Yvonne Rousculp and Rosalie Hansen. A World War II and Korean War Veteran, Fr. Portmann was a life member of the Retired Officer’s Association, an Emeritus Member of the American Hospital Association, and the Knights of Columbus. His priestly assignments included Mesa, Phoenix, Sun City, Williams and Chino Valley. In retirement he assisted at St. Gregory Catholic Church in Phoenix and Christ the King Catholic Church in Mesa. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1551 East Dana Avenue, Mesa at 12:00 Noon, November 22, 2008. Interment will be private. Donations in Father’s memory may be made to Ville de Marie Academy, 6535 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251.